Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #9 in Copenhagen, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 56 m
Descend 56 m

Experience Copenhagen in Denmark in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in CopenhagenIndividual Sights in Copenhagen

Sight 1: Henrettelsesskur

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The execution shed at Christianshavn was one of the two places where the death sentences in the Danish post-occupation legal settlement were carried out in 1946-50. The second place of execution was in Undallslund plantation near Viborg.

Wikipedia: Henrettelsesskuret (DA)

1478 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Freetown Christiania

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Freetown Christiania

Freetown Christiania, also known as Christiania or simply Staden, is an intentional community and commune in the Christianshavn neighbourhood of the Danish capital city of Copenhagen. It began in 1971 as a squatted military base. Its Pusher Street is famous for its open trade of cannabis, which is illegal in Denmark.

Wikipedia: Freetown Christiania (EN), Website

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Christianshavns Enveloppe

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Christianshavns Enveloppe is a former system of outworks located in front of Christianshavns Vold and Stadsgraven, on Amager. in Copenhagen, Denmark. Its well-preserved, northern half is now part of Freetown Christiania and known as Dyssen. Its southern portion was removed in the first half of the 20th century and has now been replaced by a public park, Enveloppeparken.

Wikipedia: Christianshavns Enveloppe (EN)

813 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: Nordatlantens Brygge

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North Atlantic House is a cultural centre located on the harbour front in Copenhagen, Denmark, dedicated to preserve, promote and communicate culture and art from the North Atlantic area. It is made as a cooperation between Denmark, Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands and includes three galleries and conference facilities. The centre also houses the Icelandic embassy and the permanent representations of Greenland and the Faroe Islands, as well as some commercial activities and enterprises related to the area.

Wikipedia: North Atlantic House (EN), Website

298 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Edition Copenhagen

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Edition Copenhagen Lithographic Workshop, it was founded in 1959. Today, the company is operated and owned by three partners Rasmus Urwald, Dannie Vieten and Peter Wissing Sørensen. The workshop and gallery are located at Christianshavn in Copenhagen. Edition Copenhagen is one of the leading lithographic workshops in the world. Each year, Edition Copenhagen invites international and Danish artists to come to the workshop and work with lithography. The artists always have full freedom to do what they want. The invited artists have all exhibited in renowned galleries and museums around the world.

Wikipedia: Edition Copenhagen (DA), Website

695 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Orlogsmuseet

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OrlogsmuseetBlake Handley from Victoria, Canada / CC BY 2.0

The Royal Danish Naval Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of the Royal Danish Navy. The displays include a collection of naval models which dates back to late 17th century. The museum is based in Søkvæsthuset, a former naval hospice which overlooks Christianshavn Canal.

Wikipedia: Royal Danish Naval Museum (EN)


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